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A Different Kind of Traffic Report

by Muddy Waters Traffic at The Pike School. Why on earth would I choose to write about that? One reason is that I have...
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Taking on Washington D.C.

by Jo Buttress “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts”…Aristotle What makes an experience transcend the norm or the usual? Is...
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Work Perks

By Angela Brown In our consumer-driven society, we are often intrigued by the perks a certain decision or purchase offers. “Buy ten coffees, get...
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Authors@Pike: creativity, collaboration (and planning!)

by Fran Mellin “Mrs. Mellin, who is this year’s visiting author?” is a question I hear each fall as we prepare for the annual...
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Finding Inspiration

By Christen Hazel People often ask me, “How do you not get burned out?” It’s a valid question. The average length of time people...
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Finding the Hook

by Tina Morris As we approach our 46th Earth Day on April 22nd, it seems more important than ever to keep the stewardship of...
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Grade 1 Invites the World into Their Classroom

By Aaron Hovel and Jennifer Zacharis This school year Grade 1 classes invited the world to participate in their classroom learning.  Each Pike first-grade...
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First Steps To Global Citizenship Through Art

by Kavita Mundra Our Kindergartners are learning to be global citizens – is it possible that this could be true? Well, we are witnessing...
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A Look Inside Lower & Middle School Music

by Emeric Viani In January, I invited renowned choral composer, educator, and song leader Nick Page to come to Pike and work with Lower and Middle...
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Healthy Hearts, Happiness, and More Reasons to Give

by Rod Boyer We’re considering a new motto of the Advancement Office at Pike: Philanthropy. It’s good for you! Well, at least that’s what...